We took our dogs on a long walk around town to track down the yummiest and dog-friendliest places in Seattle!
Did you know that Seattle is one of the most walkable cities in the United States? The city's easy pedestrian lifestyle means that it's no surprise that Seattle is also one of the most dog-friendly cities in the country! With so many dog parks, restaurants, and breweries within walking distance of every neighborhood, there are endless pet-friendly activities abound!
Seattle also has some amazing pet care professionals! We can help you find a pet sitter or dog walker in your neighborhood.
Now, whether you're out for a walk with your furry pal and feel like grabbing a bite to eat, or you're out on a date — with your dog as a chaperone — there are tons of choices for amazing places you can go that will welcome you and your lovable pup!
Thankfully, Seattle's food scene is quite impressive. With award-winning chefs, a special love for fresh, wild seafood, and unique fusion options, Seattle certainly has something for everyone.
Do you want some inspiration for your next dog-friendly restaurant destination? Here's a handy list of the best dog-friendly restaurants, bars, and breweries in Seattle! We've got our list updated with our favorites for 2023!
The Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries in Seattle, WA
Bark! Espresso — 11335 Roosevelt Way, NE Seattle, WA 98125
Nestled in Pinehurst, Bark! Espresso is a community coffeehouse where you can grab the perfect hot drink, a delicious pastry made in-house, or some yummy lunch. You and your pooch are welcome to stop in and relax in the Hound Hangout, a separate area they have reserved especially for pet parents and their dogs.
Their menu is also wonderfully dog-inclusive, with complimentary biscuits and a specialty, Pooch Latte, a delicious dog treat made of peanut butter and rice milk.
Cairde Public House Bar & Restaurant — 701 5th Ave N #100, Seattle, WA 98109
Cairde Public House is conveniently located just a couple of minutes from Climate Pledge Arena. If you are looking for a spot to catch the Kraken when they are on the road, you can't be this spot! The apps are excellent and the Cairde Burger is a favorite. Well-behaved dogs are always welcome and will even get a bowl of water!
Chuck's Hop Shop — 656 NW 85th St NW Seattle, WA 98117
Chuck's Hop Shop offers a unique beer-garden style experience. It is a convenience store with a selection of hundreds of craft beers. But it's really much more than that!
Chuck's also has a dog-friendly patio where customers are welcome to sit and enjoy a cold one. After 5 pm on weekdays and all day on the weekends, they have food trucks stationed by the patio so you can enjoy a tasty meal as well.
The Barking Dog Alehouse — 705 NW 70th St Seattle, WA 98117
This Seattle restaurant and taphouse is family-friendly, and you better believe that includes your furry family members, too! The Barking Dog Alehouse features a heated outdoor patio that is open to families with dogs. They offer a selection of local craft beers and rotate beers from microbreweries across the country. There is no special dog menu, but your pup may enjoy the simple, unseasoned salmon and rice meal from the kid's menu.
That's Amore — 1425 31st Ave Seattle, WA 98144
Sitting at the top of the Mt. Baker neighborhood, That's Amore Italian Cafe has been a neighborhood staple for over 20 years. Eager to try out this long-loved Seattle restaurant? Thankfully, they welcome diners with dogs in their outdoor seating area. Sit back and enjoy a delicious pasta dish as you gaze at the Puget Sound and downtown Seattle views.
Dog Yard — 1546 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA 98107
It seems like every cool city has an amazing dog park/bar and Seattle is no exception! The Dog Yard is a great spot to gather with your pups and your people. This indoor/outdoor off-leash park has all of the drinks, food, and fun that humans could want while their pups have the time of their life zooming around with their best friends.
Be sure to register your pup and upload their vaccination records before you go. You'll also need a Single Day Park Pass or a Package (the package is the best option!)
Harry's Beach House — 2676 Alki Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
If you are looking for a classy, delicious, Instagram-able spot to go with your pup, Harry's Beach House is your place!
Norm's Eatery and Alehouse — 460 N 36th St, Seattle, Wa 98103
Norm's may be the most dog-friendly restaurant in Seattle, but what else would you expect from a restaurant named after a Golden Retriever? At Norm's, your furry friend is more than welcome to come inside, as long as they mind their manners. Norm's offers a menu just for dogs in addition to their standard human menu. Located in the Fremont neighborhood, Norm's is open daily for lunch and dinner, with breakfast served on the weekends.
Fiddler's Inn — 9219 NE Ave Seattle, WA 98115
If you like pizza, craft beer, music, and hanging out with your dog, Fiddler's Inn is for you! This dog-friendly pub tucked away in the Wedgewood neighborhood of Seattle features an outdoor patio where you and your pup can chill way out. You can sip a beer and enjoy a pizza or one of the Fiddler's Inn's famous muffulettas. If you time it right, you and your dog can also listen to live music while you dine.
The Pink Door — 1919 Post Alley, WA
Located next to the iconic Pike Place Market in Seattle, The Pink Door has been a Seattle destination since 1981. You can find this almost hidden eatery by (you guessed it) its famous pink door!
Serving fresh and local Italian food, this is the perfect date spot for couples looking to enjoy delicious food with a view. Looking out over the Seattle waterfront and Elliott Bay, it's no wonder both locals and tourists flock to this Seattle staple. And of course, dogs are allowed!
Otter Bar & Burger — 2379 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102
If you are looking for a great spot in Eastlake to grab a beer, a burger, and hang with your best bud, Otter Bar and Burger is your spot! Building on the neighborhood reputation, you'll feel right at home here. The Spicy Otter Salad is a great option if you are looking for something new!
Fremont Brewing Urban Beer Garden — 1050 N 34th ST Seattle, WA
Fremont Brewing is a family-owned craft brewery that specializes in small-batch beers. You can enjoy these beers on tap at their Urban Beer Garden. Well behaved dogs are welcome and are allowed inside the brewery as long as they stay on their leash. There is no food available at the beer garden besides apples and pretzels, but you and your dog are welcome to bring your own or order takeout from restaurants nearby.
Middleton Brewing — 607 SE Everett Mall Way, Seattle WA 98208
Middleton Brewing is so dog-friendly, they even have dogs on staff! Kona and Biscuits are the resident bar dogs, and they are always glad to welcome other dogs in! Dogs are even allowed to go off-leash in their outside area while you enjoy one of their craft beers and a slice of their delicious pizza.
Portage Bay Cafe — 4130 Roosevelt Way NE Seattle, WA 98105
After a long morning stroll, who doesn't want brunch? Take your dog and enjoy the patios at one of the Portage Bay locations in Roosevelt, Ravenna, or Southlake Union. Treat yourself to a Seattle Benedict with Dungeness crab, or try a breakfast sandwich with pepper bacon. Whatever you choose, your dog will undoubtedly be eyeing your meal with big, puppy dog eyes.
Reckless Noodle House — 2519 S Jackson St Seattle, WA 98144
If you're craving something a little different, enjoy some Vietnamese fusion at the Reckless Noodle House. Dogs are welcome on the patio of this Central District eatery. Enjoy the fresh air with your dog while you sip a craft beer or one of their signature cocktails.
Voff Dog Park — 9731 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
The humans behind Voff say it best. They are a bar made for dogs by dog people. This 21+ establishment has dozens of beers and ciders on tap. You can either purchase a single day pass, a punch card, or a monthly membership. Be sure to check out their website for some rules to know before you go.
Kiss Cafe — 2817 NW Market St Seattle, WA
You had us at breakfast all day! You shouldn't have to get up at the crack of dawn to enjoy a delicious breakfast, after all. That's why Ballard's Kiss Cafe is a popular destination. With delicious sandwiches and breakfast foods, plus an extensive beer selection, Kiss Cafe is a local favorite. Be sure to bring your dog along because, you guessed it, they are definitely dog-friendly!
Kiss Cafe is also home to the Ballard Drinking Team. If you dare, you can join the team by completing a list of 100 beers over the course of a year! You complete the list by drinking all of the beers, and to celebrate, you get a special bell-ringing and an engraved drinking glass!
Sky River Mead — 14270 Redmond - Woodinville Rd NE, Redmond, WA 98052
Have a craving for some incredible Mead? If so - Sky River Mead is your spot! Their tasting room is dog-friendly and normally open to 6pm on Thursday through Saturday (they close at 5pm on Sundays). The award-winning mead is sure to bring a smile to your face!
Super Six — 3714 S. Hudson St Seattle, WA 98118
Located in the historic Columbia City neighborhood, Super Six offers Hawaiian and Asian inspired cuisine mixed with classic American comfort food. Share some Aloha Fries with your pup while you enjoy a mimosa on the patio of this historic autobody shop turned restaurant!
Ounces Taproom & Beer Garden — 3809 Delridge Way SW Seattle, WA
If you're wanting to venture west, West Seattle also has some dog-friendly spots. Ounces Taproom & Beer Garden is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a tasty Washington beer. On Ounces' rotating beer menu, you'll only find Washington made beers.
If you want to munch on something, be sure to take a look at their loaded food truck schedule. You're sure to find something tasty!
Flatstick Pub — 240 Second Ave. S Seattle, WA
If you're looking for something super unique and fun to do, Flatstick Pub is a great choice. Thinking this is just your standard pub? Think again!
Flatstick Pub's 4 locations offer mini-golf, and their own signature games, Duffleboard™, 'stick putt!™, and Ball Jockey™. A little competition never hurt anyone, order yourself a yummy libation and play a round of mini-golf with some pals.
Their Pioneer Square location is dog-friendly, so your dog gets to join in the fun, too! Just make sure they don't think the golf ball is a toy!
Tour Seattle Restaurants With Your Best Friend!
Seattle is full of fun, local cuisine, independent microbreweries, and intimate cafes. Thankfully, many of these local eateries are totally dog-friendly.
With every neighborhood in Seattle offering something unique, no matter where you are, there's something new to discover… and who better to discover it with than your dog!